Our next Think & Drink tackles Fire and Forests: From Smokey Bear to Taylor Bridge, in Yakima Wednesday (Sept. 19). Plus, the LiTFUSE poetry workshop, the return of Speakers Bureau presentations, the inaugural 2012 Bedtime Stories Spokane and more!
Plus: Think & Drink conversation in Yakima Sept. 19 looks at forest fires and fire management, and Humanities Washington celebrates its first Speakers Bureau presentation of 2012-14.
Readings from Washington State poets laureate – past and present – are also on the schedule, with readings from both Sam Green and Kathleen Flenniken.
A musical Speakers Bureau presentation and a reflection on a groundbreaking female photographer round out the events for this week. Next week, look for presentations on the natural world of the Columbia Basin, a poet laureate reading and a family’s struggle with the death of their son while he was in custody.
Author Eric Weiner asks where and how we can seek out happiness at Happiness 2012: Happiness, Compassion & Sustainability, A Strategic Gathering. Other events this week include Speakers Bureau presentations on cowboys, UFOs and Washington history, and a conversation with famed naturalist Jack Nisbet.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken brings her poetry and discussion to both sides of the state. Other events include Speakers Bureau presentations and a conference on happiness.
Public historian Lorraine McConaghy visits Redmond, while the Washington State Poet Laureate prepares for events in Seattle and Mazama.
A theater performance based on the words of Ray Bradbury and Dune author Frank Herbert hits the Olympic Peninsula, while Speakers Bureau presentations engage audiences throughout the state.
Discussions on immigrant experiences and varied Speakers Bureau discussions round out the upcoming schedule.
A fast-paced poetry-PowerPoint event, varied Speakers Bureau presentations and expressions of the immigration experience round out a rich, varied schedule of upcoming events.